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webinar | May 26, 2022

Security Best Practices for Your Ignition System

Cybersecurity is a moving target. The techniques and technologies of yesteryear won’t necessarily protect your system in this highly interconnected era of IIoT-enabled systems. As attacks on industrial control systems become increasingly commonplace, it’s more vital than ever to stay up to date on the latest in security best practices to mitigate risk and maintain peace of mind.

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case study Pharmaceuticals

Variety of Connections, Unlimited Licensing Aid Cancer Therapy

Autolus Therapeutics is working hard to deliver life-changing benefits to cancer patients.

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Ignition Community Live: OEE Accelerator Built with Ignition Perspective

Understanding how your manufacturing systems and assets are performing is one of the first steps to real-time operational insights, identifying opportunities for improvement, and intelligent Smart Manufacturing initiatives. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is the essential, industry-standard metric for capturing asset utilization and efficiency.

50 min video

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podcast Food and Beverage

Context is the Key to Unlocking Data

Daniel Voit and Keith Weerts of Blentech join Paul Scott to discuss the importance of context when it comes to data. They dive into how Daniel and Keith started on this path to unlocking the power of food production data, how Ignition played a crucial role in their development, and how companies can fully utilize their equipment in a short amount of time.

45 min episode

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Context is the Key to Unlocking Data

Daniel Voit and Keith Weerts of Blentech join Paul Scott to discuss the importance of context when it comes to data. They dive into how Daniel and Keith started on this path to unlocking the power of food production data, how Ignition played a crucial role in their development, and how companies can fully utilize their equipment in a short amount of time.

66 min video

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Turn Any Panel PC Into an Ignition HMI

The traditional human-machine interface (HMI) is a hardware-and-software solution used to view and track data in all kinds of industrial settings. Lately, supply-chain problems have led to long wait times when ordering traditional HMIs. But don't worry: It’s easy to turn any panel PC into an Ignition HMI solution, and in this webinar we'll show you how!

55 min video

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podcast Manufacturing

The Business Value of Digital Transformation

Remus Pop from Riveron chats with Don Pearson about the meaning of Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0, and IIoT and the business value of the technologies developed for these initiatives. They further discuss the challenges and obstacles of implementation, how companies are handling global disruptions, and the outlook of our industry and the agents of change leading the charge.

34 min episode

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5 Mobile-Responsive Layout Strategies

In our smartphone-dominated world, developers need to make HMI screens and applications that will look great on small, medium, and large devices. Are you familiar with the mobile-responsive layout strategies that make this possible?

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Ignition Community Live: Practical Ways to Use Ignition to Achieve Digital Transformation

The phrase "Digital Transformation" is taking the world by storm — but is there substance behind the hype? In this presentation, executives from 4IR will describe current trends in manufacturing digital transformation and show how these initiatives deviate from technology adoption cycles of the past. We will close with a technical showcase of specific, practical examples of Ignition techniques you can use today in support of digital transformation initiatives.

35 min video

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Bringing Digital Transformation Into Focus

Today it seems like every company is embarking on a journey of Digital Transformation. While this is a necessary shift, only those companies that see the big picture will succeed at it, which means looking at not only the technological aspect of Digital Transformation but its wider impact on processes, people, and programs.

57 min video

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Ignition Community Live: Ignition Platform Demo

Because Ignition has so many capabilities and receives such frequent updates, presenting a thorough and up-to-date demo in under an hour can be challenging. Don’t worry though, because Ignition expert Travis Cox is here to demo the full range of what Ignition can do today. You’ll see how to effectively present Ignition’s power to connect, design, and deploy without limits. Don’t miss it!

61 min video

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Integrators Explore the Road Ahead

After navigating many unforeseen challenges in 2020 and 2021, how should system integrators move forward in 2022? The answer will be different for every integrator, which is why we’ve gathered a group of experienced integration professionals who work in a variety of areas and industries to talk about what lies ahead.

62 min video

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article White Paper

Must-Have SCADA Features for the Modern Era

In today’s environment, there is no doubt that SCADA is essential. However, before adopting or upgrading SCADA, there are certain features that must be considered to guarantee that a new system is powerful and flexible enough to excel in the modern era.

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video Product  |  Water/Wastewater

Sustainable SCADA for Your Water Utility

Facing many pressures, water utilities often try to save money by making short-term fixes that resolve the budget now but often lead to much more expensive fixes later. Rather than getting caught in an endless loop of bolt-on solutions, you can save yourself stress and money by implementing a sustainable architecture.

46 min video

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case study Manufacturing

Two Companies Assist University with Engineering Education

For engineering students, experience with real-world tools can be very beneficial.

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case study Manufacturing

Improved Efficiency and Reporting for Large Manufacturer

Atlas Copco is a global company based in Stockholm, Sweden, with 40,000 employees worldwide.

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icc | 2021 Keynote  |  Building Automation

Keynote: Smarter. Faster. Stronger.

At ICC 2019, we discussed the limitless possibilities of Ignition. Last year we envisioned the bright future of innovation in store for the Ignition community. Now, at ICC 2021, as the industrial world changes, the community continues to evolve to create smarter, faster, and stronger solutions than ever before. Join the leaders of Inductive Automation as they discuss the growth of the company and the community over the last year. In this year’s keynote, we’ll celebrate the community’s innovation by looking at the fantastic success they are achieving using the Ignition platform to evolve the industry for the better.

60 min video

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Top 10 Design & Security Tips to Elevate Your SCADA System

Every day, the worlds of OT and IT continue to blend together and access to data becomes more vital. That’s why it’s more important than ever to embrace modern technology and security standards through ‎collaboration with IT to provide more robust, efficient automation systems and minimize cybersecurity ‎risks.

61 min video

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Ignition Community Live: Marketing Design Tips for Integrators

When you’re an integrator, you not only face the challenge of building world-class systems but also letting people know that you can. Design is a fundamental skill for integrators, and the same principles used for developing beautiful, functional HMIs can go a long way toward creating effective marketing pieces. In this discussion, our expert graphic designers share tips for using the skills you already have in new and exciting ways. They’ll examine how to best utilize layout and visual hierarchy, when to simplify, creating consistent branding, and tailoring your content to different social media platforms.

40 min video

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icc | 2021 Build-a-Thon  |  Aerospace

Ignition Build-A-Thon: Vertech vs. Flexware

Travis, Kevin, and Kent are back for an all-new and evolved Build-a-Thon! This time, instead of keeping the glory all for themselves, Travis and Kevin will each be coaching a new competitor from two of the top integration companies in the Ignition community, Vertech and Flexware, to compete for the Build-a-Thon belt. Join us at this year’s jam-packed, live-streamed competition for bigger fun, bigger laughs, and bigger builds as the competitors build “next-gen” versions of an HMI and dashboard, using their own newly developed Ignition Exchange resource.

74 min video

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icc | 2021 Panel  |  Aerospace

Integrator Panel: Which New Technologies are Fads or the Future

During this panel discussion, you'll hear the leaders of some of the Ignition community's most successful integration companies discuss new technologies and innovations that are evolving the industry. Ideas and terms like IIoT and the cloud once seemed foreign but are now increasingly commonplace within the industrial sphere. What new trends and innovations will prove to be more than just buzzwords, but actual mainstays key to a company’s future success? How are automation professionals responding to these technologies? Hear our expert integrator panel answer these and other questions as they discuss what actually adds value within the industry and what's just hype in this fascinating panel discussion.

59 min video

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icc | 2021 Panel  |  Building Automation

ICC 2021 Developer Panel

What’s coming up for Ignition? What new features and fixes do the developers have planned for the next year? Join us for this year’s all-new, live-streamed Developer Panel featuring Inductive Automation’s VP of Technology, Colby Clegg, and Director of Software Engineering, Carl Gould, as they tackle your questions and give insight into what’s in store for the Ignition Platform.

61 min video

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icc | 2021 Panel  |  Food and Beverage

Industry Panel: Enterprise Evolution - Successes and Challenges of Digital Transformation

Shifting away from manual data processes through digital transformation has proven to be critical for a company’s stability, security, and growth, but it’s also easier said than done. Join thought leaders and experts from various automation verticals as they discuss the challenges and benefits of digital transformation at the enterprise level, share their personal experiences, and answer your questions about digital transformation.

59 min video

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icc | 2021 Community Session  |  Automotive

Creating Perspective Graphics Using Inkscape

This session will offer a quick introduction to the Inkscape vector design program and a hands-on demonstration of how to use Inkscape to create SVG files, import them into Perspective, and animate them in Ignition.

31 min video

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